Garv Sachdeva

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14 Tools To Help You Add Images For Your Social Media Posts

You really have no excuse to post a big block of text–and face it no one is going to click on it. Here’s how to make your social media posts more interesting with image and infographics.<p>It wasn’t long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, including the web view.<p>Now, …

Infographics

Android vs. iOS Development: Fight!

The eternal startup question “Android or iOS first?” grows ever thornier, with news that Android’s market share exceeds 80%. But never mind the managers and non-technical founders: what do <i>developers! developers!</i> think of that divide? Whoever makes life easier for them gains a sizable edge.<p>And by …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting

Prodigious way to save the smartphone's battery juice!

at first, i would like to clarify that neither am i going to suggest any applications to save your phone's battery by an extra 20% or 35%, nor i am …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

Lessons On Kickstarter Success From Shoelace Startup Hickies, One Year And 500K Shipments Later

Yes, that headline does say “shoelace startup.” Hickies was a Kickstarter project created by a team of Argentinian founders, including husband and wife team Mariquel Waingarten and Gaston Frydlewski, which raised $159,167 on the crowdfunding site and allowed the startup to relocate to NYC and enter …

Android Is The New Windows

A flexible, customizable operating system that’s farmed out to third-party hardware makers and dominates market share but not profits? You’re not the only one experiencing déjà vu. The parallels of Android and Windows are striking. But can that which is unique about Android save it from the fate …

Android reaches massive 80% market share, Windows Phone hits global high, iPhone languishes

Simple Split Testing Techniques To Improve Your Website

Many small businesses that get leads through internet marketing efforts could improve their conversion rates by optimizing their landing pages. The most effective way to do so is to split test your landing pages and see how your traffic reacts to different elements on your page.<p>I have been doing a …

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Web Design Business — SitePoint

Freelancing on the side to earn extra income is all well and good. But if you want to start a business that generates a full-time income, here are …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

24 Inspiring Examples of Minimal Websites

<b>Minimal sites</b> today are much more different compared to the couple of years back. Though the definition of minimal design has never changed and …

Graphic Design

7 Things to Think About Before Creating a Logo for your Startup

It doesn’t matter if you’re working with a top-tier design firm or going at it alone with dusty copy of CS5, creating a logo can be a challenging process for anyone. This is especially true if you’re designing for your own startup — it’s difficult enough to run a company, let alone break its entire …

A Showcase of Websites with Unusual Navigation

One of the most important parts of web design is the navigation bar. A good navigational system on the website is essential to direct visitors to …

Anthony Burch

Creator and producer of "Hey Ash, Whatcha Playing?" an independently-produced web series about video games; also a lead writer at Gearbox Software, he helped write the hit game Borderlands 2.

Line by Line Website Designs based on Horizontal Stripe Layout

Although, it is widely believed that every project calls for unique solution, there are long established and time-tested approaches that can …

Graphic Design

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Cut to the Chase: The Making of a Modern-Day Automotive-Action Sequence

We explore an action-packed scene from Fast & Furious 6 from start to finish.<p>“It’s reality plus 30 percent,” explains Justin Lin about the outsize action in the four <i>Fast & Furious</i> films he has directed. “We take everything that step beyond.” However, that step beyond, that leap from live action to …